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Dickinson Wright Attorney Eric Gregory Appointed Chair of the State Bar of Michigan’s Employee Benefits Committee

Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that Attorney Eric Gregory has been appointed to serve as Chair of the Employee Benefits Committee of the State Bar of Michigan’s Taxation Section. The Committee is responsible for analyzing new changes in employee benefits law, preparing employee benefits articles for the Michigan Tax Lawyer, and hosting educational and networking programs for employee benefits practitioners across the state of Michigan.

Mr. Gregory is an Associate in the firm’s Troy office. In his practice, he advises clients on all aspects of employee benefits including qualified retirement plans, welfare plans, and nonqualified compensation programs. He assists clients with plan design, drafting, and implementation of 401(k), profit sharing, 403(b), 457, and defined benefit plans. Mr. Gregory also provides advice on the design, implementation, and administration of insured and self-insured medical plans, dental plans, life insurance, disability, and cafeteria plans, including pre-tax premium plans, and flexible spending account plans.

In addition to his legal practice, Mr. Gregory is an active member of the legal and civic communities. He is a member of the Oakland County Bar Association’s Employee Benefits Committee, where he served as Chair (2016-2017) and Vice Chair (2015-2016). He also is a Board Member of Lakeshore Legal Aid and a past Board Member of the Free Legal Aid Clinic – Detroit.

Mr. Gregory has been named a “Rising Star” by Michigan Super Lawyers and a “Top Lawyer” in employee benefits law from DBusiness Magazine. He earned his J.D. degree from Wayne State University Law School and his LL.M. in taxation with a specialization in employee benefits from Georgetown University Law Center.

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Dickinson Wright PLLC is a general practice business law firm with more than 450 attorneys among more than 40 practice areas and 16 industry groups. Headquartered in Detroit and founded in 1878, the firm has 18 offices, including six in Michigan (Detroit, Troy, Ann Arbor, Lansing, Grand Rapids, and Saginaw) and 11 other domestic offices in Austin and El Paso, Texas; Columbus, Ohio; Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; Lexington, Ky.; Nashville and Music Row, Tenn.; Las Vegas and Reno, Nev.; Phoenix, Ariz.; and Washington, D.C. The firm’s Canadian office is located in Toronto.

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